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Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the "close to home" suite and it was very comfortable. The hotel is very centrally located within walking distance to dome good restaurants and the main shopping street. Breakfast was very nice ( pancakes , fruit , scrambled eggs and sausage),and we requested some toast as an addition, which were given very generously. A very nice atmosphere...

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GardenStreetInn, Front Office Manager at Garden Street Inn, responded to this review

So glad that you enjoyed our central location and breakfast. We do have a wonderful staff. Please do come back and visit us.

Port Orange, Florida
Reviewed 17 September 2016

On the plus side, the location was in town within walking distance of shops and restaurants. Breakfast is included and was very good, the room was clean, and cookies were left at night tied to your doorknob. However, the Garden Street Inn did not meet our expectations. I am stating our experience so that others will know what to expect...

Thank ArbieEffie
Codsall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We stayed here 3 years ago and stayed again this year, the hotel has had a change of manager, unfortunately we didn't enjoy our stay so much this time. We also had the room with the Jacuzzi bath, the room could do with a spring clean. The house is charming and in keeping with when it was built but the...

Thank Sheila M
innkeeper-TRIP, Innkeeper at Garden Street Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am sorry that you did not enjoy your stay as much as previously. Hopefully you will come back in the future and your stay will be as you have enjoyed in the past.

Stotfold, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2016

A beginning of a road trip around California and Nevada starting in the Garden Street Inn and I can definitely say that we could not have chosen better. From the very friendly staff to the beautiful building everything was perfect. It's not the cheapest accommodation in SLO but in this case you definitely get what you pay for and more....

Thank Paul C
Reviewed 19 August 2016

We booked this hotel as it was a little different to the standard run of the mill hotels, looked lovely on the website. Room was nice with a Jacuzzi bath and comfy bed....only problem with the bathroom was the state of the shower curtain - mould! The window in the bathroom was dirty too. When you pay £175 per night,...

1Thank Hannah--X0
Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

I caught the Amtrak from LA to San Francisco and decided to break my journey for a night at this hotel/b and b. It is a lovely old period home that has been remodelled into its current format and is a ten or so minute walk down hill from the Amtrak station. I also saw a shuttle bus parked at...

Thank MelbourneLeapy
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 19 June 2016

This was a great property for what you should expect it to be. We were with dogs in the "Lovers Room" and it was very nice. Breakfast was great and the quaint atmosphere was perfect for what we were going after. Do not expect frills or anything like that, but it was a very nice getaway. Definitely a historic house....

1Thank Andrew Z
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 1 June 2016

A cute little hotel in the center of SLO, great position if you spend here the night for the thursday street market just a few steps away. The room was a bit disappointing, very dark and small, and unfortunately our fireplace was broken and I was a bit surprised that our room was not changed, also because we were on...

Thank Rekkan
Reviewed 29 May 2016 via mobile

We came to Pismo Beach for a wedding and decided to stay 15 minutes away in this charming boutique hotel. The old renovated building is nice looking and very charming inside. The common area with large library, table for breakfast and arm hears to relax. Although the price is not cheap, it is reasonable to what you get. Breakfast was...

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Telford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 April 2016 via mobile

This is an impressive building from the outside but when you walk through the front door it is even more impressive. High ceilings, excellent decor and furnishings. We stayed in a room upstairs overlooking Garden Street and the room was exceptional.Bedroom with separate sitting room and en suite shower room. This B & B is really centrally located and you...

Thank Steve N

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of downtown San Luis Obispo on the Central California Coast, The Garden Street Inn is just steps from all the sights, sounds, shopping and history of vintage San Luis Obispo. This nostalgic college town surrounded by the natural beauty of the rolling hills and coastal valleys is a short drive from Avila and Morro Bay, Hearst Castle, Pismo Beach and artistic Cambria. Golf, tennis, biking and hiking opportunities abound. The myriad local tourist attractions including world renowned vineyards and wineries, California Missions, Museums and Beaches, make SLO a wonderful choice for a vacation getaway.Classic decor reflects Victorian charm in the 9 guest rooms and 4 suites of this San Luis Obispo Boutique Hotel - all with private baths, appointed with antiques, some with jacuzzi tubs and historical, cultural and personal memorabilia. The staff at the inn prepares a delicious breakfast each morning which is served in the McCaffrey Morning Room surrounded by original stained-glass windows.With spacious outside decks, a well-stocked Goldtree Library and well appointed accommodations, our San Luis Obispo staff in residence is proud to host your romantic interlude or a relaxing getaway. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Street Inn

Address: 1212 Garden St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3914
Region: United States > California > San Luis Obispo County > San Luis Obispo
Price Range: $208 - $299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Garden Street Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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Garden Street Hotel San Luis Obispo
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“For extra comfort pick a suite.”
 of 5 bubbles 535KenT, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The construction and insulation are solid. Little noise, despite people in the dining room for breakfast, talking.”
 of 5 bubbles John_Schunhoff, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There is only one room downstairs I think. Very quiet!”
 of 5 bubbles Husting, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Valley of the Moon, in a corner on the first floor, is a tiny room”
 of 5 bubbles ArbieEffie, 17 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No issues all rooms quiet and excellent”
 of 5 bubbles paulcY7518WI, 23 Aug 2016 | Read review
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